For Homeowners

Reducing Stormwater Pollution
Reducing Stormwater Pollution

Rain water picks up pollutants from roofs, yards, and driveways and often ends up in our creeks and lakes. Learn how you can minimize pollution and keep stormwater on site!

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Reducing Pollution From Your Yard
Reducing Pollution From Your Yard

​Learn about the importance of picking up after your pets, keeping grass clippings off the streets, Water Wise landscaping, irrigation restrictions, and about our new Turf SWAP program.

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Pet Waste
Pet Waste

Scoop it, Bag it, Trash it! Pet waste is a major source of fecal contamination to our water bodies and it poses a threat to the health of you and your pets.

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Water Conservation Tips
Water Conservation Tips

Saving water is important for ensuring the health of our springs and rivers and for making sure we have plenty of drinking water in the future.

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Springs Saver Landscaping Workshop
Springs Saver Landscaping Workshop

​This workshop was held on 2/16/13 at Poe Springs Park. We learned about rain gardens, water conservation, landscape planting for dry areas and more.Click HERE to check out the presentations.

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Rain Gardens
Rain Gardens

Planting a rain garden helps slow the movement of water off site and remove nutrients from stormwater.  Building a rain garden is easy!  See some successful rain gardens built at schools in Alachua County by clicking here.

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FOGs Clog- How to Manage Kitchen Grease
FOGs Clog- How to Manage Kitchen Grease

​Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOGs) can clog pipes and cause sanitary sewer overflows.  Help prevent over flows by disposing of FOGs in the trash can, after you let them cool in a metal can. Learn more by reading a pamphlet from GRU HERE.

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